Our Strategic Director Sanda Zahirovic recently spoke to Shifter on how we as designers have a responsibility for what we put out there. Read the full article on Shifter (it’s in Norwegian and behind a paywall though).
New work: Carrot
Strategy, identity and name for Carrot. They help turn waste into new resources and they reward good sorting based on data. Done in collaboration with Goods.
We are strengthening our team with a new Strategic Director! 💪 Sanda joins us from Snøhetta and has a background as a brand strategist, designer and creative director. She has worked with a vast span of clients including Wikipedia, Net-A-Porter, Coca-Cola, Westfield London and many more.
New work: Møllerbyen
New work for Møllebyen, an upcoming development of an area in Moss, Norway. Moss has a history as an industrial town. During the next years the buildings will be preserved and renovated for future use, making it a place to spend time for the public. Full case coming soon!
We are excited to welcome Marie Slettvold to the team as senior project manager. She joins us from Scandinavian Design Group in Oslo, and is already managing several exciting projects soon to be launched. 👀
New work: Limón
When life gives you lemons, make ceviché. Strategy, naming, identity, and tone of voice for Limón in collaboration with our sister studio Goods. Full case on Behance
New work: The National Recycling Symbols
New National Recycling Symbols! Very exciting to see these roll out on all consumer products, public litter bins and recycling facilities in Norway. A collaboration with our sister studio Goods. Full case at Behance
New work: Generaxion
New work for Generaxion – a leader in digital marketing and strategy with over 350 employees across Scandinavia. Full case on Behance
New work: Kron
New identity and brand strategy for Kron, an automated investment app that aims to make investing money much more accessible. Full case on Behance
We are thrilled that Julie Nord has joined us as Senior Project Manager. She joins us from Geelmuyden Kiese in Oslo, and is already on board on several projects. Welcome, Julie!
So happy that Henrik Fjeldberg joins us as a Digital Design Director. He joins us from Designit in Oslo, and even though we are working from home these days, we’ve already had some great weeks together in our physical office. Welcome, Henrik!
We’re helping Wemunity – a new open source platform where those who have developed immunity to COVID-19 can register as volunteers to help out infected. This is the logosymbol that we made for this joint effort, the identity is a WIP where everybody contributes.
Brands that dare go beyond profit are winning
At Heydays, we believe that companies who genuinely build their businesses upon environmentally and socially sustainable values will have the most successful brands of tomorrow ✨ Read our article.
Is design really that important? Mathias from Heydays sat down with Cathrine Movold from Finstart Nordic and Lucas from Shifter in their latest podcast. Tune in!
Heydays’ own Lars spoke about how to brand what’s next at the Y Oslo conference. Take 15 minutes and have a looksie!
Very happy to reveal that we’ve teamed up with the beloved video meeting service Appear.in, now renamed Whereby, to help them in their transition and define the new brand. The name is developed by A Hundred Monkeys. As avid users of this amazing service, we can’t wait to get started!
For 10 years, Heydays has helped companies launch ventures that challenge conventions. Today, we are doing that ourselves by launching Goods, a packaging design company for people and planet. Follow our journey at goods.no ♻️
Our newly designed logo for Norwegian micromobility platform Urban Sharing 🛴 They just teamed up with Voi Scooters to bring bike sharing to the city of Stockholm. Congrats! 🚲
New identity and website for Ably, the Norwegian company that is revolutionizing hospital beds and patient recovery. Wordmark by Miles Newlyn.
Very happy to receive 5 nominations in the Visuelt Awards for our work with Aurlands (both identity and typography with Ellmer Stefan), Huddly, Artica and our own anniversary book.
Our favorite music festival Øyafestivalen has a new website! Designed and coded by us—with identity design for the festival made by Erland Banggren.
Metta Wangsa joins our team! Metta is a brilliant digital designer with broad experience from agencies in Singapore, Jakarta and New York. Officially our first hire from the Moluccans! We’re so happy to have you with us 🇮🇩
Huddly won a DOGA-award! We’re proud to play our part in this by contributing with a new brand identity including product branding and packaging with Frost Produkt and Huddly. New case study will be posted soon.
Say hello to, Thanh! Our new studio assistant, keeping everything in perfect order. We love having you with us!
Get ready for pizza by the meter! 🍕 We’ve recently created the Mano Pizza brand, a new concept that brings neapolitan pizza to the Norwegian market. The first shop opens in Stavanger, January 2019.
Heydays co-founder Mathias Haddal Hovet has been nominated as Leader Talent 2018 by Norway’s largest online business paper e24.no and executive search company Mercuri Urval. We feel blessed to have him captaining this ship. Thanks for all the work you’ve put in so far, Mathias!
Heydays has been selected as a strategic design partner for NRK for the coming years. We’re humbled, and have already started collaborating on how the future looks for the Norwegian public broadcaster.
A peak at our ongoing collaboration with Norwegian shoe brand Aurlands, makers of the original penny loafer 👞 Photography by Lasse Fløde
We’ve made a Heydays book! It’s called OUTSIDE/INSIDE and looks back at what we’ve done and learned from our first 10 years. Available to buy now
Heydays turns 10! That’s right—we’ve been keeping it going for a decade. Keep your eyes peeled for our anniversary book covering what we’ve been up to so far.
So happy to welcome Marius Nilsen! With tons of experience from strategic project management and brand communication, Marius is a great addition to our team. He’s also a highly skilled photographer and he spent 12 000 km(!) on a bike last year🚲
Looking for talented UI/UX designers. Someone who is curious about human behaviour on and off screens, and likes to mix strategic thinking with design craft. From insight to end-product. Apply here! 🤓
European Design Awards
Yay! We recently received a Silver in European Design Awards 2018 for our logo for Flokk! 🥈
Thrilled to welcome Sandro Kvernmo to our team as Design Lead! Sandro is huge addition in terms of experience from working with global brands and with his strategic competence. Also our northernmost Norwegian!
We’re helping Folio launch a new way for small businesses to take control of their finances. From naming to product experience. Stay tuned!
Recently we did a revamp of the identity for Rainforest Foundation Norway. Proud to be working with an organisation that truly has a positive impact on our future! 🌿
Give a warm welcome to Mike Patterson, the latest addition to our team! Designer, developer, explorer, awesome human being. So glad to have him onboard! 🤜🤛
Happy to welcome Maria as a designer on our team! She quite recently moved back after earning degrees at Parsons School of Design and School of Visual Arts in New York. Just over a week in she’s already proving to be indispensable 🙌
Happy to announce our upcoming collaboration with the art accelerator Artica, located in Longyearbyen, Svalbard. Artica promotes artistic discussion and thinking concerning climate, resources and geopolitics in the Arctic. Our northernmost project do date!
We’ve worked with Peil on their new name, logo and identity. It’s a news app from VG aimed towards younger users.
New identity and packaging for the sustainable clothing brand Tuftewear. Founded by Olympic gold winning rower Olaf Tufte. Photo by Frederick Kihle
Currently working with the new tech-company Oss – and they just launched their makeshift website. We also worked with Sandra Blikås / byHands on a set of illustration for Oss.
Identity and website for Active Education just went live. The logo was inspired by a pair of running legs 🏃♀️
DOGA Honours Award
Whoa! We just won DOGA Honours Award – the highest recognition among the DOGA (Design and Architecture Norway) awards. For Oslo City Bike with UIP and the rest of the team, btw.
Volume has launched! A new platform for book publishing that we made with Thames & Hudson in collaboration with Darren Wall.
We’ve recently hired Simon and Ida. Simon specializes in UI and UX, while Ida is our new team leader 👋
We’ve teamed up with personal savings app Spiff to help with their identity and launch.
We’ve collaborated with Erland Banggren on the identity and digital surfaces for Øyafestivalen – Norways biggest music festival.
Helped out font foundry and designer (Miles) Newlyn with design and development of a new webshop. Check it out.
Oslo Bysykkel launched Ride with Pride for Oslo Pride where all proceeds go directly to make life easier for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans and queer people. For the occasion we’ve revamped the Oslo City Bike-logo. Concept by ANTI.
Gulltaggen and D&AD
One fantastic evening! Together with UIP we won 4 Gulltaggen gold and 2 D&AD pencils.
The movie DRIB has launched. We’ve helped out with design for the fictive brand appearing in this feature film.